Telemedicine, the use of technology to examine, diagnose and treat patients remotely, is a growing practice. An estimated 10 million people rely on telemedicine. Patients are able to show their symptoms to doctors via video communication services. Doctors are able to monitor patients’ conditions after they are... 
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The University of Houston has been sued by a former life sciences professor who claims her employment was unlawfully terminated. Adriana Alcantara filed the lawsuit in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas on February 25, naming the University of Houston as defendant and alleging employment discrimination. The... 
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Major League Baseball is hosting a number of events in the coming months to support autism awareness. The New York Yankees are offering half-price tickets to members of the Autism Speaks community for their Saturday, August 9 home game against the Cleveland Indians. The offer is valid for select general, non-premium... 
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I’ve been writing for almost two years about the driving dangers created by the Texas oil boom, especially those dangers in the Eagle Ford Shale region.  A new article about the increase of road deaths from the energy boom has me thinking about it again.  In the article, the Karnes County Sheriff noted that... 
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Deposition Word Games

// May 7th, 2014
Attorneys and witnesses often play word games in depositions.  Attorneys too often coach their witnesses to be evasive. This hilarious dramatization of the actual transcript from a deposition in Ohio demonstrates what can result from that strategy.   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PZbqAMEwtOE By Richard LaGarde  Read More →
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Take a page out of an established insurance agent’s book of how to run a successful business. Experienced agents have been there and done that and know some good tricks to keep customers coming in the door, or into the inbox. You may be just starting out and feel the world is your oyster, but you should always remember... 
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It’s been called “nana technology.” New high-tech devices are being designed to help keep seniors safe. One such tool is a GPS device that can be embedded in a shoe sole. The devices can be used to help locate Alzheimer’s patients who wander, and they are more discreet than a wrist or ankle band, which... 
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Big Pharma giant Johnson & Johnson has won its first vaginal mesh implant case, prevailing over a plaintiff who alleged the device was defective. The court found for the defendant in Charleston, West Virginia, where the plaintiff claimed that a TVT Retropubic sling used to treat incontinence was improperly designed. This... 
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May 2014 is Older Americans Month, with the theme of “Safe Today, Healthy Tomorrow.” Older Americans Month, once known as Senior Citizens Month, has been celebrated since 1963, and is a time to honor older Americans for their contributions and achievements, and raise awareness of issues of importance to seniors.... 
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HeartWare, Inc., Heartware Ventricular Assist System: Class I Recall – Locking Mechanism of Pump Driveline Connector May Fail to Engage ISSUE: HeartWare, Inc. received reports where the driveline connector locking mechanism failed to engage as a result of a faulty manufacturing assembly process. This failure... 
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